Measles alerts

Thanks to vaccination, measles is rare in Australia, but it still occurs.

Alerts are issued when there is a risk that people may have been exposed to an infectious person.

Current NSW measles alerts

Key facts about measles

Measles is a serious viral illness, which is highly infectious.

Find out how to protect yourself and your family from measles.

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Planning a trip?

Make sure you’re protected.

Measles is rare in Australia, but is a risk in many parts of the world.

Discuss your travel plans with your doctor to ensure you are fully protected against preventable diseases like measles.

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Does your patient have measles?

Symptoms include fever, cough, coryza, conjunctivitis, and a rash.

Consider measles in patients with these symptoms, particularly if they have recently travelled, or are unvaccinated.

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Page Updated: Wednesday 23 January 2019
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